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Senior Planning Officer

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08062
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 10:30 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £38,237 - £43,821
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford

Office Base: County Hall, Hertford
Salary Range: £38,237 - £43,821 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Full time (consideration will be given to applicants seeking part time employment)

Hertfordshire County Council is a leading local authority with a highly regarded Property Service. This is your chance to be part of a busy team that is flexible, responds quickly to change and is never complacent. You’ll be taking on a diverse workload which promotes Hertfordshire as an innovative, efficient authority with a commitment to helping to keep people healthy and safe and growing the economy.

What the role would include:

  • Working with the ten Hertfordshire Planning Authorities to ensure sufficient infrastructure is provided in emerging local plans to support HCC services;
  • Representing the County Council as a landowner to ensure best use of assets;
  • Making submissions on consultation documents;
  • Commissioning specialist consultants to support our representations; and
  • Maintaining the good working relationships with all of our stakeholders.

What we’d like to see from the perfect candidate:

  • A professional qualification or equivalent degree;
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude;
  • A clear ability to manage workloads, deadlines and priorities;
  • The ability to take a lead on some of our key projects; and
  • Experience of working in a planning policy team

Please note: A full Driving Licence is required for this role.


  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Generous annual leave entitlement;
  • Lease car packages;
  • Excellent Career Development;
  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions;
  • £1,000 welcome payment to persons joining the County Council;
  • Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme;
  • Occupational maternity/paternity and adoption pay;
  • Excellent Wellbeing schemes

See what working for Hertfordshire is like by viewing our Property video at

Closing Date: Sunday 11th June 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 21st June 2017

For an informal discussion and more information please contact Andrea Gilmour, Principal Planning Officer, on 01992 556477.

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